Job ID: 124539

Manager of Career Services

University of South Dakota

  • Jun. 17, 2019
  • Manager of Career Services
  • School of Law
  • University of South Dakota
    Vermillion, SD
  • Open until filled
  • August 2019
  • Director/Manager
    Professional Staff
  • Law - General

The School of Law is accepting applications for a Manager of Career Services. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating summer and post-graduation career opportunities for law students, including but not limited to contacting and networking with law firms and other employers to provide information and offer services to support increased recruitment efforts at USD, communicating opportunities in the legal field to students, and coordinating and scheduling on-campus student interviews for employers; coordinating and presenting learning opportunities to students in preparation for the job search process; working one-on-one with students on resume writing, interviewing, and other job search related skills; keeping abreast of career opportunities and hiring trends in the legal field, job search tools, and resume writing techniques; consulting and collaborating with law school faculty on skill building opportunities for students; participating in School of Law recruitment activities; participating in committee work for the University and the School of Law; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: – Bachelor’s Degree required – Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills necessary to write and speak persuasively as well as present to and interact with a variety of constituencies, including prospective students, legal professionals, recruiters, business leaders, and volunteers – Experience in career services or the employee recruitment process

Preferred Qualifications: – J.D degree, Master’s degree or undergraduate degree in an employment related field – Experience with or understanding of the legal process, court system, inner workings of a law office, etc. – Experience preparing training materials and providing instruction – Experience in a student services role – Demonstrated ability to work independently – Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and professional judgment

For more information, and to apply online, visit the following website: For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. Complete the online NFE/Faculty application and upload a cover letter, resume and names and addresses of three current references. Position is open until filled and review of applications begins July 1, 2019. EEO/AA

  • The institutions under the jurisdiction of the Board of Regents shall offer equal opportunities
    in employment and for access to and participation in educational, extension and other
    institutional services to all persons qualified by academic preparation, experience, and
    ability for the various levels of employment or academic program or other institutional
    service, without discrimination based on sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry,
    citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age,
    disability, genetic information or veteran status or on any other status that may become
    protected under law against discrimination.

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Contact Information

  • Tiffany C. Graham, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
    School of Law
    University of South Dakota
    414 E Clark St
    Vermillion, SD 57069
  • 605-658-3509

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